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List.max<'T> Function (F#)

Return the greatest of all elements of the list, compared via Operators.max.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Collections.List

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
List.max : 'T list -> 'T (requires comparison)

// Usage:
List.max list

list

Type: 'T list

The input list.

Exception

Condition

ArgumentException

Thrown when the list is empty.

The maximum element.

This function is named Max in compiled assemblies. If you are accessing the function from a language other than F#, or through reflection, use this name.

The following code example shows how to use List.max.


[ for x in -100 .. 100 -> 4 - x * x ]
|> List.max
|> printfn "%A"


Output

4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2

F# Runtime

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0

Silverlight

Supported in: 3

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